Black Milk Will Play Limited Run at Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theatre; Casting Announced

News   Black Milk Will Play Limited Run at Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theatre; Casting Announced Black Milk, by the Russian playwright Vassily Sigarev (featuring a translation by Sasha Dugdale), will make its New York premiere next month at East 13th Street Theatre, home of Classic Stage Company.

Directed by Michel Hausmann, performances are scheduled for July 19-Aug. 4.

The cast will comprise Liba Vaynberg, Josh Marcantel, Anna Foss Wilson, John Bambery and Emily Ward.

In Black Milk, press notes state, "Lyovchik and Poppet, a small-time crook and his heavily pregnant, chain-smoking, lollipop-sucking wife, descend on a post-Communist wasteland, swindling villagers out of their savings. The young couple sit stranded in a remote train station and as the night persists, the strange, cruel, and whimsical world of their homeland teaches them a lesson."

The production will also feature set design by Ika Avaliani, lighting design by Yuki Nakase and costume design by Liene Dobraja.

Black Milk is produced by High Stakes Theatre (Katharine Beckett Sullivan, founder) and Palo de Agua (artistic director Michel Hausmann, executive producer Yair Rosemberg). East 13th Street Theatre is located at 136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues. Tickets are $30 and can be arranged through www.Smarttix.com. For more information visit www.blackmilktheplay.com.

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